14 May 2021
During pregnancy, fetal circulation rely upon the blood flow from the placenta for oxygen and nutrition supply. After the infant is born, there are changes happening in the circulation system to ensure adequate supply to the body.
The primary change in the circulation after birth is a shift of blood flow for gas exchange to the lungs. As placental circulation disappears, pulmonary circulation is established.
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